Cardiology with Dr. Aseem Malhotra

Cardiology with Dr. Aseem Malhotra Cardiology with Dr. Aseem Malhotra
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Dr. Aseem Malhotra, physician, cardiologist, medical researcher and author.

Link to Aseem’s You Tube channel (subscribe to help distribution of this work)

Link to evidence based medicine event on 7th November.

Recent papers from Aseem

Part 1

Part 2

So the heart is a muscular structure, tell us about this muscle

What happens if this myocardium becomes inflammed?

What can cause myocarditis?

How would you recognise myocarditis?

What are the possible outcomes of myocarditis?

How much myocarditis are we seeing now and has this incidence changed of late?

Then much the same series of questions for pericarditis

Getting back to the myocardium, if this is an actively contractile muscle, I guess it needs a good blood supply?

What can go wrong with these coronary arteries?

What is this atherosclerosis and atheroma?

How long does it take for this furring up of the coronary arteries to develop?

Any changes in the rate of development in recent times?

What is a coronary arterial plaque, how can this lead to clots?

Can inflammatory processes lead to plaque instability?

What is a MI, is this the same as a heart attack?

What is a cardiac arrest?

How would a cardiac arrest be treated?

What is the difference between a heart attack and heart failure?